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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

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January 2023

Papers of the Year
2022 Papers of the Year

Of nearly 3,300 publications by NIEHS researchers and grantees in 2022, institute leaders selected 32 as Papers of the Year.

Kathryn Headley, Ph.D., and Rachel Dee, Ph.D.
More than 500 attend the 25th annual NIEHS Biomedical Career Symposium

Personal skills assessment, networking, exhibitors, and resume reviews were among the highlights of the December 2022 event.

Alison Motsinger Reif, Ph.D.
Transforming the understanding of human health and disease

Researchers identify 76 environmental exposures associated with type 2 diabetes using innovative precision environmental health framework.

Ciro Amato, Ph.D. and Paul Wade, Ph.D.
NIEHS honors Fellow of the Year, Mentor of the Year

Respective winners Ciro Amato, Ph.D., and Paul Wade, Ph.D., were recognized for outstanding contributions to research and service.

Kevin Riley, Ph.D.
American Indian and Alaska Native safety, health training showcased

Hazardous materials training in tribal communities — funded by the NIEHS Worker Training Program — highlighted in Dec. 7 webinar.

Ellen Hahn, Ph.D.
January is National Radon Action Month: Have you tested your home?

Potential harm from co-exposures and the importance of engaging citizen scientists highlighted by NIEHS grantee during recent seminar.

Amanda Armijo, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Amanda Armijo wins 2022 Wetterhahn Award

This MIT researcher gained recognition for her work on tracing how the toxin NDMA damages genes, and how the DNA might repair itself.

Om Parkash Dhankher, Ph.D. and Jason C. White, Ph.D.
Path to food safety requires multidisciplinary approach, experts say

Scientists supported by the NIEHS Superfund Research Program are addressing the global problem of toxic elements in food.

Representatives from the 10 FRTR member agencies
From research to innovation: technology transfer focus of roundtable

Federal agencies discussed the future of hazardous waste cleanup and prioritized technology transfer, training, and innovation.


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